Skip Navigation
Cort Theatre


This show has closed.

Browse more shows you may also be interested in.

Fences, Cort Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Cort Theatre

138 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036

2hrs. 30mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
On Sale
Mar 15, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Jul 11, 2010
Find a Hotel
Get the best deals with our selection of hotels in the theater district
Book Now
Gift Cards
Give the gift of Broadway
Buy Now

Critics’ Reviews

Genuinely glorious. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis generate shiver-making heat and pathos. Vibrantly acted with scenes as vivid and heartfelt as any on Broadway now. Kenny Leon's direction is expertly fluid.

Review by Ben Brantley from The New York Times

Gorgeous. Thrilling. Unmissable. The finest revival yet of an August Wilson play. You just do not see performances of this intensity and truthfulness on Broadway these days.

Review by John Lahr from The New Yorker

A dramatic home run! Fences keeps audiences on the edge of their seats. Gorgeously acted by an incredible cast.

Review by Elisabeth Vincentelli from New York Post

A blistering production, directed with a sure, steady hand by Kenn Leon. Denzel Washington gives a big, bold performance in a big, bold play. Viola Davis gives an incandescent performance.

Review by Michael Kuchwara from Associated Press

Magnificent and joyous. Denzel Washington hits it out fo the park. Rose is played with radiant and transparent joy by Viola Davis. A splendid ensemble.

Review by Linda Winer from Newsday